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2012-11-15 08:27:45

FREEPORT, Maine, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As its 100th Anniversary celebration continues into the holiday season, outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is giving away free gear packages daily as part of its Get Out(fitted) Gear Giveaway. With winners selected every day throughout 2012, the Gear Giveaway provides prize packages of up to $500 to those who want to discover something new in the outdoors. More than $100,000 in outdoor gear and Outdoor Discovery Schools® experiences will be given away...

2012-09-06 02:32:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rapidly rising health care costs, coupled with an epidemic increase in obesity rates have led forward-thinking businesses to institute health promotion and wellness programs that can simultaneously improve their workers' health and reduce company spending. To recognize organizations for efforts that produce documented health improvements and cost savings, The Health Project announced the winners of its 2012 C. Everett Koop National Health...

2012-05-30 02:24:13

FREEPORT, Maine, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean announced today the highlight of its centennial year - the L.L.Bean 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration to be held July 4 - 7 in Freeport, ME. The four-day event will be chock full of free outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family with free daily concerts in L.L.Bean's Discovery Park, the 35th Annual L.L.Bean 10K Road Race, visits from the L.L.Bean Bootmobile, special guests, and much more. L.L.Bean...

2012-04-19 06:23:08

BOSTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Park Week (April 21 - 29) outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is asking Americans to visit a park and share their photos and stories online to help raise $1 million for the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, as part of the Million Moment Mission. Additionally, all week long, visitors can take advantage of free admission to all 397 parks. For more information about National Park Week celebrations, volunteer...

2012-03-29 02:23:34

FREEPORT, Maine, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of their 100th anniversaries this year, outdoor retailer L.L.Bean and Fenway Park are teaming up to celebrate a century of America's favorite outdoor pastime. With events and initiatives throughout 2012, fans will have the opportunity to join in as both L.L.Bean and Fenway Park celebrate this milestone, engaging in activities that pay tribute to "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" and L.L.Bean's 100-year passion and commitment to...

2012-03-22 02:25:58

FREEPORT, Maine, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, L.L.Bean will launch over 40 new course offerings through its popular Outdoor Discovery Schools®, ranging from multi-day expeditions to free clinics right in the store, all programs are designed to help families discover new outdoor activities and learn fresh skills in outdoor recreation. With activities such as geocaching, day hikes and stargazing, to overnight kayaking excursions and programs for corporate &...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

FREEPORT, Maine, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of its 100th Anniversary, outdoor retailer L.L.Bean has opened its archives for the writing of a new book, Guaranteed to Last: L.L.Bean's Century of Outfitting America. The book offers the first comprehensive historical look at L.L.Bean, and explores the company's place in our culture and how it has helped America learn to love the outdoors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/NE53682 ) Author Jim...

2012-02-08 04:22:00

BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Almighty recently announced the launch of a website celebrating the 100th anniversary of outdoor apparel and gear retailer L.L.Bean - the culmination of several months of collaboration between the Boston-based agency and the Freeport, Maine brand. The site, designed and developed in collaboration with L.L.Bean's in-house creative and commerce teams, is part of a year-long celebration of the brand's relationship with its customers and the outdoors....

2011-08-11 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American retailer L.L.Bean, a leading multi-channel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel, has selected Weber Shandwick to design and execute an integrated cross-platform communications campaign for the company's upcoming 100th anniversary celebration. "We had admired Weber Shandwick's anniversary work for other iconic brands," said Steve Fuller, chief marketing officer for L.L.Bean. "They brought real passion to the table as well as a clear...

2011-03-24 07:15:00

FREEPORT, Maine, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean, a leading outdoor equipment and apparel merchant, implements free standard shipping to all United States and Canadian addresses effective March 25, 2011. The company founder and inventor of the original Maine Hunting Shoe, Mr. "L.L." Bean, introduced the concept of free shipping in 1912 by adding "post paid" in catalog copy. As L.L.Bean nears its 100th anniversary, the tradition of free shipping returns. L.L.Bean's free regular...